Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Woolly Mammoths reappear for 2017 independent league season

Posted By on Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Metro-Detroit's only independent baseball league - the United Shore Professional Baseball League - announced the fourth team amongst their ranks. The Westside Woolly Mammoths will compete with the Utica Unicorns, Eastside Diamond Hoppers, and the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers in the newly minted Jimmy John's Field, 7171 Auburn Rd., in Utica....

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Michigan city beats out Ohio, Ind. for regional fulfillment distribution center

Posted By on Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 2:51 PM

Amazon and (possibly) its drone delivery service will be landing in Livonia after receiving $7.5 million from the Michigan Strategic Fund and offers of a tax abatement on real or personal property. On Tuesday, Amazon announced plans for the addition of around 1,000-1,500 jobs to the area by 2020. The...

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Detroit's the second sexiest place in America, according to a sex toy company

Posted By on Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 1:08 PM

Michigan is bringing sexy back. Two of our cities placed in the 2016 Pure Romance "Sexiest U.S. Cities" while another made 2016 "Sexiest Cities by Sales to Females" based on the amount of product bought by women. Detroit is number two (probably because the weather here is shit and...

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

VIDEO: Charlie LeDuff discusses his Fox 2 departure, Metro Times, and Detroit politics

Posted By on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 12:25 PM

Last week Deadline Detroit sat down with Charlie LeDuff at his favorite stomping ground (American Coney Island) and discussed the state of Detroit media, politics, and more. Bless his heart, LeDuff even took some time to single out the "good people at the Metro Times" during a discussion about Detroit's...

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An American Christmas Carol

Posted By on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 6:29 AM

You've heard Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol, I assume. It's been made into countless films including a particularly spectacular version by Jim Henson and another that'd I'd like to rename Jim Carey's Christmas Carol. Anyway, the tale is a classic one. A man spends his entire adult life in pursuit of...

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

NWHL welcomes first openly transgender player

Brownie points

Posted By on Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:51 AM

American professional team sports has been changing over the last few years. Standing behind causes such as You Can Play Project (their stance is that athletes should be judged on talent, heart and work ethic, not sexual orientation and/or gender identity), they've become a little bit more open and a...

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Friday, December 26, 2014

Emagine Canton will screen 'The Interview' for free

Posted By on Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 12:40 PM

You may have heard about the controversy surrounding the release of a movie called The Interview. It stars Seth Rogan and James Franco as the pair attempt to assassinate North Korea's Kim Jong Un with the help of the CIA. Of course, some folks weren't happy about Hollywood making a...

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

City Bird is bigger and better than ever

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 10:18 AM

City Bird, a now five-year-old boutique in Midtown, has recently gone through a huge expansion. In fact, they've increased their square footage by about 50 percent. On Thursday, the shop unveiled the fruits of the construction during a special celeration.  With all the new space, they're able to feature even...

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It's the last weekend to shop at CityLoft

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Guys, Christmas is next week, four days from now if you count today, and if you're anything like us, you're nowhere near finished shopping. The malls are open, likely with later hours than usual, and there's always the Rustbelt and PLENTY of other local shops are open, too. (Check out...

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8 (kind of) classic Christmas movies on Netflix

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Saturday is here again, Christmas is right around the corner and if you're lucky enough to NOT have a family party to attend, you might be camped out on the couch today, needing a little Christmas cheer. Netflix (the streaming version, the version you don't have to wait a week...

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